Club Social Night

We are always trying to keep our activities fresh and attractive to our members and potential new ones. Our new Social night at The Royal Queen in Belton Lane, Grantham, is on Tuesday 12 November at 7:30 – No need to bring your radios as it is just a social gathering, so it is also spouse-friendly (should they wish to attend!). If you want to know more about the club, just come along and say hello! Under 18s are welcome – the pub just asks that they remain with an…

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JoTA 2019

South Kesteven ARS had a fun-packed day at the recent JOTA event with around 50 Scouts, Cubs and Beavers from Grantham and District using the special event call sign GB1FS. Stewart Mason M0SDM, Andrew Kiddle G4HVC and Konrad Emery-Ford M0KVF logged 24 QSOs on 80m using the club FT-450D rig (last year’s prize from Waters & Stanton for winning the RSGB small club of the year ) and an OCFD. Not a bad result, given many of them were long QSOs, not quick 59 contacts! The highlight had to be…

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Cricket World Cup

SKARS are pleased to announce that it was the first club to have been allocated a CWC callsign – GB19TB (Trent Bridge) which will coincide with the Test Match there on 6 June. SKARS will activate the callsign from 10am to 10pm on HF, using SSB, CW and FT8 modes. Just look at that Quad Antenna!

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2019 Committee

The current committee members were voted in at the EGM on 5 April 2019: Chair: Steve Marsh, 2E0WCG Vice Chair: Stewart Mason, M0SDM Club Secretary: Brian Hiley, M0YBX Club Treasurer: Steve Marsh, 2E0WCG Exam Secretary, Alan Morris, G4ENS

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2019 Calendar

The Calendar has now been updated with activities for the rest of 2019. Meetings will be on 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month, between 7:30 and 9:30. ·         1st Friday meetings will be social events where members can have a general chat, use the club radio and bring their own kit / questions for others to help with or to tell us about. ·         3rd Friday meetings will be talks on a variety of topics and the calendar will cover the next 6 months. Doors open at 7:30 for…

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